Kickoff: 1:00 p.m.
Site: MetLife Stadium
Surface: Field Turf
TV: FOX (Ch 5 in NY) Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter)
Radio: WFAN 660AM and 101.9FM Bob Papa, Carl Banks and Howard Cross
Referee: Ed Hochuli
The Line: Giants by 4; O/U 50 1/2
Series: Falcons lead 11-10; Giants have won 3 of last 4; Tom Coughlin 6-2 lifetime vs Atlanta
Last meeting: 12/16/12 at Atlanta: Falcons 34, Giants 0: Atlanta QB Matt Ryan completes 23 of 28 passes for 270 yards & 3 TDs (142.6 rating), including 40-yard TD to WR Julio Jones.
Last RS meeting at Giants: 11/22/09: Giants 34, Falcons 31 (OT). Giants QB Eli Manning throws for 384 yards & 3 TDs. New York TE Kevin Boss has 2 TDs & WR Mario Manningham adds 126 receiving yards.
Giveaways/Takeaways: Falcons (-3); Giants (+1)
Falcons: OUT: G Justin Blalock (back), WR Harry Douglas (foot) PROBABLE: WR Devin Hester (ankle), S Kemal Ishmael (ankle), WR Julio Jones (ankle), LB Prince Shembo (knee)
Giants: QUESTIONABLE: LB Jon Beason (foot/toe), WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) PROBABLE: P Steve Weatherford (left ankle)
Offense: 1st (2nd pass, 14th rush)
Defense: 31st (29th pass, 28th rush)
In 2 starts vs. NYG, Ryan has 110.1 rating, Had 142.6 rating last meeting, incl. 82.1 comp. pct. (23 of 28) & 3 TDs. When Ryan starts & has 100-plus rating, Falcons are 36-2 (.947)…
In only game at NYG (10/2/05 with StL), RB Steven Jackson had rush TD & rec. TD, 1 of 4 such games in career. RB Antone Smith had 48-yard rush TD last week. Has 5 career TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) & avg. 46.5 yards per TD.
WR Julio Jones had 2 TDs in last meeting. Is 2nd in NFL with 447 rec. yards. WR Roddy White had TD last week. Since 2007, White ranks 4th in NFL with 640 rec. & 8,671 rec. yards. WR Harry Douglas had 3 catches for 83 yards (27.7 avg.) in last game vs. NYG…
WR-PR-KR Devin Hester has 3 TDs (rush, rec., PR) in past 2.
DE Osi Umenyiora played 9 seasons with NYG & ranks 4th in team history with 75 sacks, incl. 3 seasons with 10+ sacks. DE Kroy Biermann had sack in last meeting…
Offense: 18th (15th pass, 16th rush)
Defense: 18th (22nd pass, 10th rush)
Have won 2 in row, outscoring opp. 75-31.
Manning had 4 pass TDs & 1 rush TD last week with 300 yards & 117.5 rating. Has won 4 of past 5 starts vs. Atl. (incl. playoffs). Has started 155 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB…
RB Rashad Jennings has rushed for 231 yards (115.5 per game) in past 2. Rookie RB Andre Williams had career-best 15 att. & 66 yards last week, incl. 1st TD…
TE Larry Donnell had career-high 3 TDs in Week 4, 1st NYG TE to accomplish feat since 1962. Tied for 1st among NFC TE with 4 rec. TDs. Entered 2014 with 3 catches.
WR Victor Cruz aims for 3rd 100-yard game in row. Has 11 catches for 215 yards (107.5 per game) & TD in past 2. WR Rueben Randle has 8 TDs in past 11 home games. Had 8 catches for 89 yards last week…
Giants had 4 INTs last week: CB Prince Amukamara, S Quintin Demps, S Antrel Rolle & CB Trumaine McBride. McBride also had forced fumble & recovery.
DE Mathias Kiwanuka had sack & forced fumble in Week 4. DE Jason Pierre-Paul is only DE in NFL with 2 INT-TDs since 2012.